Broadway’s Biggest Blockbuster is Flying into Brisbane

Broadway’s Biggest Blockbuster is Flying into Brisbane

Rejoycify! The producers of the Broadway blockbuster Wicked have announced that the musical phenomenon will fly into the Lyric Theatre, QPAC in September this year. Waitlist now to be first in line to buy tickets for the Brisbane season at when tickets go on pre-sale next week. Tickets for the general public are on sale from 22 March.

Wicked is currently playing at the Regent Theatre Melbourne after six months of rapturous praise from critics and audiences at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. The Sydney Morning Herald said Wicked is “Ingenious and beautiful: Wicked dazzles,” while Australian Stage called it, “Triumphant, a dazzling, spectacular production”.  

The stellar Australian cast is led by Queenslander Courtney Monsma as Glinda, the bubbly popular girl who becomes “Glinda the Good”, and in her debut in a lead role, Sheridan Adams as Elphaba, the girl born with emerald-green skin who grows up to become the “Wicked Witch of the West”. Robyn Nevin plays the role of Madame Morrible, Todd McKenney is the Wizard, Brisbane’s own Liam Head plays Fiyero, Adam Murphy is Dr Dillamond, Shewit Belay plays Nessarose, Kurtis Papadinis is Boq, and Zoe Coppinger is the Elphaba Standby.

The talented group of performers comprising the Wicked ensemble and swings are Christian Ambesi, Conor Bann-Murray, Brittany Carter, Olivia Castagna, Eli Cooper, Matt Cranleigh, Joseph Donovan, Sage Douglas, Bayley John Edmends, Todd Jacobsson, Rohan Khanna, Andrew Kroenert, Elisha Zion Lee, Jordan Malone, Emily Monsma, Matilda Moran, Jackson Reedman, Amelia Sanzo, Edward Smith, Ksenia Teliatnikova, Lucas Van Rhijn, Jessica Vellucci, Mietta White and Jun Woodfield.

Wicked Australia Co-producer John Frost said, “I’m thrilled we’re able to bring Wicked to Brisbane’s wonderful Lyric Theatre where two past seasons totally sold out. Wicked is one of the most lavish musical productions to have ever played in Australia, the full Broadway experience. With the lavish sets and opulent costumes, it’s a feast for the eye and the ear.

The new Australian cast is exceptional and has been embraced by Wicked fans. If you have never seen Wicked, come and see it for the first time and be spellbound. If you have seen it before, I know you’ll want to come back and be enthralled all over again.”

Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other young women meet in the land of Oz. One born with emerald-green skin is smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. The other is bubbly, blonde, ambitious and exceptionally popular. They become rivals, then friends…until the world decides to call one “good” and the other one “wicked.”  

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman. The production features musical staging by Wayne Cilento with original direction by Joe Mantello. 

Experience the unforgettable, award-winning musical Wicked in Brisbane this year. Waitlist now to be first in line to buy tickets at

Sheridan Adams Defying Gravity WICKED (c) Jeff Busby